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Prime Minister's Office

What we do

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) supports the Prime Minister in administrating the division of responsibilities between other ministries and has a role - formal and informal - in co-ordinating government policies on convergent issue-areas. It organizes committees which are appointed by the Prime Minister to work on selected issues and enforces and monitors the implementation of government decisions.

Bjarni Benediktsson

Prime Minister

Bjarni Benediktsson

Bjarni Benediktsson is Prime Minister since 9 April 2024. He was Minister for Foreign Affairs from 14 October 2023 to 9 April 2024, and Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs from 30 November 2017 to 14 October 2023. Has has been a member of the Icelandic parliament Althingi for Southwest Iceland since 2003, Bjarni Benediktsson has been leader of the Independence party since 2009.


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